Sunday, April 18, 2021
Ivory Coast-based Air Afrique was started up in the early 1960s. At the time, many African countries, including newly independent former French colonies, couldn’t afford to operate their own national airline. But sensibly enough, many of those countries teamed up and set up an airline together with help from...
The award-winning loyalty programme is one of the first in the world, and first in the region, to offer its members an extension on all tier status reviews scheduled for 2021 by an additional 12 months. Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has rolled out...
Despite the ravaging effects of COVID-19 on the aviation industry, Emirates will continue to play an important role in ensuring that the sector bounces back strongly, Badr Abbas, Senior Vice President Commercial Operations-Africa, has said. 2020 was a year unlike any other. While the whole world was in lockdown, Emirates...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as first Commissioner of the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIB). Mr. Agyeibi Prempeh’s appointment gives way for operationalisation of the Bureau. Following passage of the Aircraft Accident and Incident Act, 2020 (Act 1028) and its assent by...
Government says it has engaged the British Airways (BA) authorities to rescind their decision on changes in the London- Accra- London flight to Gatwick Airport A statement from the Ministry of Aviation on Tuesday said the government of Ghana was not in support of the BA decision to operate "BA...
Emirates is taking its signature A380 experience to the next level with the unveil of a brand new Premium Economy cabin product, together with enhancements and a refreshed look across all cabins onboard its newest A380 aircraft. Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: "The Emirates A380 is already one of...
2020 has been one heck of a year. It was meant to be the beginning of a new decade with fresh optimism and hope of better things to come. But then it had its own plans and that plan was delivered in the shape of a global pandemic called...
...Salutation to Wright Brothers and Fellow "Aero Dare devils" Today marks another milestone in the historical exploration of global aviation, which is worth acknowledging as it marks its 117th birthday. The success of the historical evolution in the aviation industry could be attributed to the "Aero Dare devils" who through uncalculated...
The Precious Minerals Marketing Company Ltd. (PMMC) has installed new ultramodern equipment at its assay laboratory at the Kotoka International Airport to facilitate testing of gold and other metals for exports. The new equipment includes X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometer; Electrical Conductivity Tester for Gold; Technical Specifications for Ultrasonic Flaw Detector;...
The Secretary General of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), Abdérahmane Berthé, has called for the operational challenges facing African airlines to be prioritized and addressed. He made the call in his opening remarks of the 52nd Annual General Assembly (AGA) of AFRAA. The Assembly was held virtually from November 9-10, 2020. He...
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